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Code of Conduct and Ethics Training – is it Worth the Effort?

2017-05-11T08:51:23-06:00May 11th, 2017|Blog/News, Code of Conduct Training, Compliance Blog, Culture of Compliance, FCPA / Anti-bribery, Todd's Blog, Training, Xcelus|

Compliance Training - PowerPoint Course vs Paid Options A corporate contact recently asked me to help justify paying for an online compliance training course when the company had a good PowerPoint slide deck that employees and partners could review and sign upon completion. The question of PowerPoint deck vs professional training courses really depends on [...]

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Want To Travel to Cuba, or Do Business There? Read This First

2016-12-28T13:21:43-07:00May 31st, 2016|Compliance Blog, Culture of Compliance, Export Controls, FCPA / Anti-bribery|

With President Obama’s recent historic trip to Cuba, there has been a lot of focus on the future of the longstanding US embargo on Cuba. Obama’s trip capped off an 18 month period during which the US Government amended some of the embargo rules in an effort to begin charting a new course in US-Cuba [...]

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New EU Data Privacy Rules — Get Ready for the “Privacy Shield”

2016-12-28T13:21:43-07:00May 26th, 2016|Code of Conduct Training, Compliance Blog, Culture of Compliance, Data Privacy|

In the world of data privacy law, when we refer to the “Privacy Shield,” we aren’t talking about a cardboard contraption to keep people from looking at your laptop screen. If you haven’t heard about it yet, the EU-US Privacy Shield is a newly proposed set of rules and regulations governing the legally authorized transfer [...]

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What If Compliance Training was More Like a Marketing Campaign?

2016-12-28T13:21:44-07:00September 16th, 2014|Code of Conduct Training, Compliance Blog, Culture of Compliance, FCPA / Anti-bribery, Todd's Blog|

Recent 'memory' research shows that students forget 70% of what we teach within 24 hours of a training event.  This is part of a concept called the 'Forgetting Curve' where over a period of given time you forget things that your brain determines as no longer useful. (Learning Solutions Magazine) That is a daunting thought if you are [...]

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A Review of Best Practices for FCPA Compliance Programs

2016-12-28T13:21:44-07:00August 22nd, 2014|Compliance Blog, Culture of Compliance, FCPA / Anti-bribery|

In this video webinar, Michael Volkov, CEO of The Volkov Law Group, examins FCPA compliance program best practices: Best Practice #1 - Leadership Commitment to Compliance and Ethics Best Practice #2 - Communicating Tone Throughout Organization Best Practice #3 - Governance Structure Best Practice #4 - Empowered Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) Best Practice #5 - [...]

Elements in the Culture of Compliance: Part III

2014-11-26T13:43:55-07:00March 17th, 2014|Compliance Blog, Culture of Compliance, eLearning, Millennial, Training, Training Videos, Xcelus|

We conclude our series on how to create and maintain a culture of compliance with recognition of the rapidly changing world of contemporary business. What was true six months ago may not be an adequate description of today’s business environment. That’s why the department responsible for communications and training on compliance issues must stay ahead [...]

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Elements in the Culture of Compliance: Part II

2016-12-28T13:21:44-07:00March 10th, 2014|Compliance Blog, Culture of Compliance|

Culture of Convenience vs Culture of Compliance Part I demonstrated what it takes to foster a company-wide “Culture of Compliance.” Compliance courses and communicating company compliance objectives properly are crucial to establishing an effective culture of compliance. Multiple Touch Points However, compliance training doesn't have to end when the initial compliance course is finished. By [...]

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